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Sauder's New Vision
Pam Smith DTN\Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor
Fri Aug 8, 2014 02:16 PM CDT

TREMONT, Ill. (DTN) -- Gregg Sauder stood before hundreds of farmers this week to explain his new mission. The Illinois farmer and his wife, Cindy, spent the last two decades tweaking planters to gain perfect seed placement. They sold their planter technology firm, called Precision Planting, to Monsanto in May 2012.

The entrepreneurial couple didn't stay fallow for long. This spring they emerged with a new agronomic enterprise called Yield360. The effort is aimed at identifying factors that limit yield potential in crops and supplying tools to growers to detect and deliver inputs to cover the deficiencies.

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